Worship Pastor

Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church | Greensboro, NC

Posted Date 8/20/2020

Cornerstone Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC seeks a full-time Worship Pastor and invites all qualified candidates to submit their resume to:

Mail:  Dr. Rick Byrd, Senior Pastor  ATTN: Worship Pastor Search Team       Cornerstone Baptist Church, 5736 Inman Road, Greensboro, NC 27410

Email:  searchteam@cornerstonegso.org


Our Mission Statement: Gather, Grow, Give, Go   

Our church exists to fulfill the mission and vision stated above.

We Gather together to worship God. We Grow by spending time with God, hearing His Word taught and studying it with His people. When we Grow, we become spiritually mature. Spiritual maturity leads us to Give, loving those who are far from God through fellowship and ministry.

We Go by sharing the hope of Jesus through ministry and evangelism. As ministry meets people's needs, it opens the door for sharing the good news of the gospel.  Spiritual maturity is evident when Believers Gather, Grow, Give, and Go. These four activities show we are fully participating in the Gospel.


Cornerstone Baptist Church is a Southern Baptist church located in Greensboro, NC. Cornerstone is led by Lead Pastor, Dr. Rick Byrd. Dr. Byrd has served at Cornerstone for 23 years. The church currently has two Sunday morning services offered at 9:00am, and 10:30am. The first service offers a blended worship style with a choir while the second service is contemporary with a full band. Attendance is around 400 for the Sunday morning worship services.


The right candidate for the position of Worship Pastor will have a deep personal relationship with Christ and exhibit the character and willingness to align with the church's overall mission and vision. The candidate must affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 in its entirety. He will lead the church in music and worship in a manner that is reverent yet relevant.

Candidates need to have a passion for intergenerational worship, leading modern elements of worship while still placing value on traditional music.

Additionally, the successful candidates MUST possess the minimum following qualifications:

  • Maintain and foster a healthy spiritual walk to lead people with spiritual maturity and
  • Excellent worship leadership
  • Outstanding technical music expertise (i.e. choral and instrumental skills, )
  • Strong leadership and motivational
  • Strong interpersonal skills-- to develop and maintain a high level of trust with lay leadership.
  • Mature and confident in his faith.
  • Ability to lead a choir


  • A bachelor's degree is strongly preferred, though not required


  • At least five years or more of experience in full time worship leadership at a church affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention


A full job description is available upon request.  steve.strobel@cornerstonegso.org


The successful candidate will participate in a round of video interviews, followed by in-person interviews, and possible travel to meet face-to-face with the Worship Search Team and Pastoral Staff (travel expenses reimbursed).


Compensation includes an annual salary plus benefits. Salary is based on work experience, educational background and other factors. Benefits include but are not limited to the following:

  • Health and Life Insurance
  • Housing Allowance
  • Vacation
  • Retirement


Inquiries regarding items other than submission of a resume may be directed to Steve Strobel, Chairperson of the Minister of Music and Worship Search Team. Contact him by email: steve.strobel@cornerstonegso.org

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